He skips placement to go back to school


his IIM-B graduates focus is on child assessment in schools

The placement season at premiere institutions such as the Indian Institute of Management–Bangalore (IIM-B) is where salary packages worth lakhs or even crores are negotiated.

Which is why it is not every day that one gets to hear of students opting out of the process to set out on an adventure of their own.

Aditya Kulkarni, a student of 2011-2013 batch at IIM-B, is one among this elite group, who has opted out of the ongoing final placement season. As many as 379 students are vying for the cream of employment opportunities in the choicest corporate companies in the placement process that started on Tuesday.

Mr. Kulkarni, a 25-year-old from Nashik, Maharashtra, told The Hindu on Wednesday that he had no regrets about passing over the opportunity. Instead, the BITS-Pilani graduate, along with friend Rishi Kar, an alumnus of Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras, is channelling his learning into ‘Learning Outcomes’, a company that aims at making child assessment in schools a holistic process.



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